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The College of William and Mary

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Gloucester Point, VA

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The College of William and Mary

Overview

The College of William and Mary / Virginia Institute of Marine Science is located in Gloucester Point, VA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

100
Applied
24
Accepted
18
Enrolled
24%

Applying

53
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Appropriate bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Appropriate bachelor's and master's degrees

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 94

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

87
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.3%
Black or African American 1.15%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.6%
Unknown 1.15%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 54
Part-time - 2
Male (38)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Marine science, oceanography, marine ecology, fisheries, environmental science and ecotoxicology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
19,588,124

Location & Contact

Address Route 1208, Greate Road
PO Box 1346
Gloucester Point, VA  23062
United States
Contact Dr. John T. Wells
Dean/Director
Email: wells@vims.edu
Phone: 804-684-7102
Fax: 804-684-7009